07 Apr 2019

Everstone Group to acquire controlling stake in Sahyadri Hospitals

Mumbai, April 07, 2019 – The Everstone Group(Everstone), has signed an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Sahyadri Hospitals Limited(Sahyadri), the largest hospital chain in Maharashtra. The combination of primary and secondary capital outlay is expected to increase the bed-count significantly in next five years.

Founded in 1994, Pune headquartered Sahyadri Hospitals currently operates 5 tertiary care and 3 secondary care hospitals with 750 beds across Pune (Deccan Gymkhana, Nagar Road, Kothrud, Bibwewadi, Kasba Peth and Hadapsar), Nashik and Karad areas. Sahyadri has more than 1000 clinicians along with 2300 supporting staff providing latest medical services.

Sameer Sain, CEO, Everstone Group, said, “Sahyadri Hospitals is a reputed name for quality healthcare and will act as the anchor asset of our healthcare delivery platform. Everstone will leverage its’ significant healthcare expertise and experience to grow the overall business. We look forward to working closely with our partners and stakeholders.”

Commenting on the investment, Dr. Charudutt Apte, Founder, Chairman and MD, Sahyadri Hospitals said, “We are excited about this partnership and the value Everstone Group brings. Sahyadri Hospitals looks forward to the next phase of growth with the support of the experienced team at Everstone.”

According to industry estimates, private secondary and tertiary healthcare delivery in India is expected to grow from USD 42 bn in 2018 to USD 65 bn by 2022 at a CAGR of ~12%. This investment will help Sahyadri to cement its position as the leading healthcare chain in Maharashtra.

Everstone is one of the largest India and South East Asia focused healthcare investor specializing in rolling up assets within their platforms. In 2015, Everstone successfully exited Global Hospitals, a large multi-specialty tertiary hospital chain, generating strong returns. Everstone’s healthcare portfolio includes controlling stakes in domestic pharma distribution platform, Ascent Health; South East Asia based diagnostic device platform Everlife and an investment in one of the largest nutraceutical ingredient business, OmniActive. Everstone recently announced its successful exit from Rubicon Research (Rubicon) generating returns of 4.5x.

About Everstone Group
Everstone is a premier investment group focused on India and South East Asia, with assets in excess of US$5 billion across private equity, real estate, green infrastructure and venture capital. Everstone has a significant resource base across its seven offices in Singapore, India (Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore), London, New York and Mauritius, comprising best-of-breed investing, operations and strategic resources with significant experience and skills. For more information, visit www.everstonecapital.com

About Sahyadri Hospitals
Sahyadri Hospitals is the largest chain of hospitals in Maharashtra with 8 hospitals across three cities of Pune, Nashik and Karad. The hospital chain has over 900 Beds, 1,200 Clinicians and 2,300 Support Staff providing round the clock healthcare.
To know more: www.sahyadrihospital.com